National Affairs: Friendship

That President Harding is a staunch friend and a good neighbor is shown by his treatment of his fellow-citizens of Marion, Ohio.

Much dissatisfaction is now expressed by the people of Bedford, Virginia, because the President has seen fit, by Executive Order waiving the Civil Service requirements, to appoint H. M. Stowe of Marion to be their postmaster.

Indignant Bedfordites have protested that there are plenty of good Republicans in Bedford anxious to take over the office, and Representative Slemp of Virginia has discussed the matter with the President. The President informed Representative Slemp...

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